Classic Blueberry Pie

Is there anything better than a homemade pie filled with fresh fruit? I always think of picnics, diners, and family get-togethers when pie is mentioned and one of my favorites (and my families) is blueberry pie. The recipe for this one is so simple to make. I did take a shortcut and used store-bought crust but it has a homemade filling that has just the right amount of sweetness and leaves you wanting more!

Slice of fresh blueberry pie on white plate with Pioneer Woman silverware fork

Summer is such a great time of year for fresh fruit, especially locally grown fresh fruit at farmer’s markets and grocery stores and right now you can find fresh blueberries for a great price and even though they’re great for eating plain, a blueberry pie is a classic and is so much easier to make than you could imagine. Unlike apple pies, you don’t need to peel and slice blueberries which for me makes this the perfect pie. I can be in and out of the kitchen in no time.

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Empty Pioneer Woman pie plate
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I think presentation can take even the simplest of recipes and turn it into a thing of beauty and for that reason, I used my Pioneer Woman ruffle top pie plate. The edge makes it easier for me to pretend I know how to crimp a pie crust and make it look pretty. In addition to me not liking to make my own pie crust, edges are not my strong suit but thankfully, everything comes together to make something delicious with just a few hacks.
Slice of fresh blueberry pie on white plate with Pioneer Woman silverware fork

How-To Make a Simple Blueberry Pie with Homemade Filling

Mary Beth
A classic dessert. Perfect for picnics!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pre-made refrigerated pie crust
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 cups fresh blueberries rinsed and strained
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 egg for the “wash”

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
    Pioneer Woman Pie Plate with bottom pie crust
  • In a large bowl, mix sugar, flour, and cinnamon using a fork or whisk.
    Blueberry pie filling dry ingredients, sugar, flour, and cinnamon
  • Gently toss the blueberries to coat with the flour mixture.
    Fresh blueberries tossed with flour, sugar, and cinnamon for blueberry pie filling
  • Spoon blueberry mixture into pastry-lined including any flour mixture that is left in the bowl.
    Homemade blueberry pie filling in bottom pie crust
  • Sprinkle the blueberry mixture with lemon juice and dot with pats of butter.
    fresh blueberry pie filling dotted with cold butter in pie crust in pie dish
  • Cover with top crust.
    Homemade fresh blueberry pie top and bottom crust with blueberry pie filling
  • Flute the edges and vent the pie crust. Simple cuts through the dough will suffice, or you can make a design. I like to add initials or simple cutouts to my pies.
    Fresh Blueberry pie ready for oven
  • Cover the pastry edge with aluminum foil strips and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes until pie top is a golden brown.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
How-To Make a Simple Blueberry Pie with Homemade Filling
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 0
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 0mg0%
Potassium 0mg0%
Carbohydrates 0g0%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin A 0IU0%
Vitamin C 0mg0%
Calcium 0mg0%
Iron 0mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Fresh homemade blueberry pie with slice of blueberry pie on plate

In perfect pie tradition, you can serve this fresh out of the oven or chilled and plain, with ice cream, or whipped cream….or both!

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Collage of three photos of fresh blueberries, a slice of blueberry pie, and a blueberry pie with a slice missing

What is your favorite pie either to eat or to make?